Oskar Blues Will Celebrate Chicago Launch With Beer Dinner

SmallBar Division is excited to welcome Oskar Blues, the Colorado-based craft brewery, to Chicago with a five course beer dinner! The evening will kick off with socializing over a great Oskar Blues beer followed by a meal specially designed by Chef Justin White. Each course will be paired with Oskar Blues beer.

This is one of the first opportunities to taste this beer in Chicago, as it is part of the week-long Oskar Blues Chicago launch celebration. In addition, Small Bar Division will have a rare firkin of Old Chub Scotch Ale on cask with oak and vanilla bean. The full menu is listed below.

The Menu:

Dale’s Pale Ale

paired with a smorgasbord amuse of steamed gulf oyster with pepper jelly, shallot mignonette and saltines; braised beef tongue, green tomato salsa and crumbled egg yolk and a watermelon and tomato salad

Mama’s Little Yella Pils

paired with cornmeal crepe and smoked ham hock mille with blueberry jam and lemon dressed arugula

Gubna Imperial I.P.A.

paired with house cheddar hush puppy and gulf shrimp with spicy creamed corn soufflé and shaved botarga

G’Knight Imperial Red

paired with New Orleans boudin blanc over collard greens served with peach and red onion salad

Old Chub Scotch Ale on cask with oak and vanilla bean

paired with summer apple cobbler with cinnamon streusel and buttermilk anglaise

WHEN: Wednesday, August 22, 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

WHERE: SmallBar Division. 2049 W. Division, Chicago, IL

ADMISSION:$60 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required. To make a reservation, email smallbar.chicago@gmail.com

About SmallBar Division:

SmallBar Division is a timeless restaurant and bar with one of Chicago’s largest selections of craft beer, a solid list of handmade cocktails featuring small batch and local spirits and simple, handmade food from Chef Justin White. For business hours, a full menu and a list of special events visit: SmallBar Division.

About Oskar Blues:

Dale Katechis founded the quirky brewpub turned regional craft brewery inside his original restaurant and music venue in 1999. Three-dimensional brewing since 1999, Oskar Blues began the “Canned Beer Apocalypse” in 2002 when Dale’s Pale Ale became America’s 1st CANNED craft beer. For additional info visit www.oskarblues.com.

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